Alice Tumler

Alice Tumler
Born (1978-11-11) 11 November 1978
Innsbruck, Austria
Occupation Television presenter
Years active 2004–present

Alice Tumler (born 11 November 1978 in Innsbruck, Austria) is an Austrian television presenter.

Life and career

Tumler was born in Innsbruck and is the daughter of an Austrian father with Slovenian-Italian descent and a French mother from the island of Martinique.[1] At the age of 19, she moved to London, where she studied journalism, media and sociology, and later moved to Paris where she participated in theater courses at the Cours Florent.[1]

Tumler's career as a television presenter began in 2004 with French music channel TraceTV.[1] She has also worked for the Franco-German TV network, Arte and French national channel France 3.[2]

Since 2013, she has hosted the ORF talent show Die große Chance alongside Andi Knoll.[1] In May 2015, she jointly hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with Mirjam Weichselbraun and Arabella Kiesbauer at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna.[3]

Personal life

Tumler speaks four languages fluently, German, English, French and Italian and is proficient in Spanish and Portuguese.[4] She has a daughter.[5]

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "ORF Stars - Alice Tumler". kundendienst.orf.at. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  2. "Alice Tumlers spätes ORF-Debüt". Kurier.At. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2015-03-17.
  3. Siim, Jarmo (19 December 2014). "Who gets to host Eurovision in Vienna?". eurovision.tv. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  4. "Sprachtalent Tumler moderiert Talentshow > Kleine Zeitung". Kleinezeitung.at. 2013-07-16. Retrieved 2015-03-17.
  5. derStandard.at GmbH. ""Nur zu Hause zu sein, das könnte ich nicht" - Kind - derStandard.at › Familie". Derstandard.at. Retrieved 2015-03-17.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Lise Rønne, Nikolaj Koppel and Pilou Asbæk
Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Mirjam Weichselbraun and Arabella Kiesbauer)

2015
Succeeded by
Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw


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